GREEK ANTHOLOGY - ALDINE PRESS Florilegium diversorum epigrammatum in septem libros, Aldus Manutius, November 1503
Lot 147
GREEK ANTHOLOGY - ALDINE PRESS
Florilegium diversorum epigrammatum in septem libros, Aldus Manutius, November 1503
Sold for £5,000 (US$ 6,683) inc. premium

Lot Details
GREEK ANTHOLOGY - ALDINE PRESS
Florilegium diversorum epigrammatum in septem libros, in Greek, edited by Aldus Manutius, woodcut dolphin and anchor device on title and on verso of colophon, red straight-grained morocco by Thouvenin (signed on spine), covers panelled with gilt fillets and blind foliate corner-pieces, gilt panelled spine, g.e. [Adams A1181; Ahmanson-Murphy 62; Renouard 42.9], 8vo (149 x 93mm.), Aldus Manutius, November 1503

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  • A FINE HANDSOME COPY OF THE FIRST ALDINE GREEK ANTHOLOGY. The first of three to be printed by the Aldine press, this edition was revised and expanded by Aldus from his copy of the editio princeps, which had been assembled by Planudes and printed in Florence in 1494.
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